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Unpublished Paper
Health Concerns of Youth, Who Age Out Of The System
ExpressO (2010)
  • Vanessa L. De Niro, California Western School of Law

This paper is about the failure of the child welfare system to provide adequate or proper medical care to foster children while under state jurisdiction. As a result, numerous health problems are confronted by former foster youth who no longer receive publicly funded medical care after emancipation.

  • Health of Foster care children,
  • health of foster alumni,
  • emancipating foster youth and health care,
  • Medicaid and former foster youth
Publication Date
February 4, 2010
Citation Information
Vanessa L. De Niro, "Health Concerns of Youth, Who Age Out Of The System," ExpressO 2009, Available at: